Dixie is a juvenile American alligator. They are one of 24 different species of Crocodilians and are found in 11 different states here in the United States. They are not legal pets since they can grow to be 12 feet long and are very dangerous.Read More → Share
Mogli is our Pueblan Milksnake.
The Pueblan Milksnakes are commonly found in southern Puebla, eastern Morelos, and northern Oaxaca, Mexico. These snakes are also often found as household pets. The color variations are many so it is very hard to distinguish between a Pueblan Milksnake and a Honduran Milk Snake unless you know the parentage and location they are from.
They will eat anything that they can overpower and swallow, either warm blooded or cold blooded including venomous snakes. They are nocturnal ...Read More → Share
Meet Albi, our Albino Honduran Milk Snake.
This milk snake species is found in low to mid-elevation rainforest leaf litter in Honduras, Nicaragua, and portions of northeast Costa Rica. This species is harmless and non-venomous. It leads a solitary life, and is rarely seen in the open during the day. It is often seen crossing roads at night. They are nocturnal (active at night) in summer and diurnal (active in the daytime) in spring and fall.
They are tri-colored with bold rings ...Read More → Share
Meet Copper, our Western Hognose Snake.
Hognose snakes are relatively small, stout-bodied snakes found throughout the Great Plains states of the U.S. from Canada to Mexico. Their color and pattern is highly variable from subspecies to subspecies, although most specimens appear much like the infamous rattlesnake to the untrained eye.
These snakes get their common name from the modified rostral (nose) scales that are formed in an upturned manner, providing a very “hog-like” look. Additionally, this adaptation makes these snakes adept burrowers, ...Read More → Share
Meet Lua, our Brazilian Rainbow Boa who measures between 5 – 6 feet in length.
Brazilian rainbow boas are, by some, considered the most beautiful snake in the world. Although opinions will vary, this species is in fact quite attractive. The Brazilian rainbow boa is a round-bodied terrestrial boa of medium build. The head is not particularly large, but it is distinctly wider than the neck. It is soft-skinned with great iridescence in its skin. Brazilian rainbow boas are brown or ...Read More → Share
Meet Kaa, our common boa constrictor.
Boa constrictors are pinkish or tan in color, with dark crossbands. Typically, they range in lengths from 20 inches as neonates to 13 feet as adults. Larger members of the Boidae family have heat-sensitive pits on its head, but this snake has more simple heat-sensitive scales. These snakes are solitary and nocturnal.
Boa constrictors are found from northern Mexico to Argentina. They thrive in the most varied habitats. It shows, however, the least inclination toward water. ...Read More → Share
Pagona is one of our bearded dragons.
Bearded Dragons are medium sized lizards which are generally 12-24 inches in length from their head to the tip of their tail. This animal originates from Australia, but ever since 1990’s, they can be virtually found in all pet shops in America, as one of the most popular reptiles.
Natural habitats of bearded dragon include deserts, arid and rocky areas, dry forests and scrublands. Bearded Dragons are located mainly in the eastern and ...Read More → Share
Meet Larry. He’s our European Legless Lizard.
Legless lizards may look like snakes, but they are true lizards. Unlike snakes, they have movable eyelids, several rows of belly scales, and the ability to break off their tail when they are in danger. Although many members of this family lack limbs, this is not a characteristic of every species. While the family contains both limbless and limbed lizards, the skull, teeth, and tongue of these species are anatomically similar.Read More → Share
Meet Aztec, our green iguana.
The green iguana or common iguana is a large, arboreal, mostly herbivorous species of lizard of the genus Iguana native to Central, South America, and the Caribbean. Usually, this animal is simply called the iguana.
The green iguana can weigh up to 18 pounds (8 kg) and can reach a length of five to seven feet (1.5 to 2 m). This iguana has a long body covered with soft leathery scales, a long tail and short ...Read More → Share
Meet Domino, our Argentine Black and White Tegu.
The giant black and white tegus of South America are among the most intelligent and highly adapted of all living lizards. They typically inhabit forest-edge savannahs and adjacent rain forests of Argentina and parts of Brazil and Uruguay. They are largely terrestrial, and spend copious amounts of time in deep burrows which afford protection from dehydration and extreme temperatures.
The Argentine Black & White Tegu has beaded skin and two lines of yellow dots ...Read More → Share